Extreme 3 Day Motorcycle Adventure Tour in the Icelandic Highlands with Langjokull & Fjallabak
Get ready to really experience the Icelandic wild nature by motorcycle. This is a brand new and exciting way to witness Iceland and really feel the thrill of exploring the incredibly beautiful terrain and mesmerizing landscapes, riding on fully equipped endurance motorcycles. You'll experience riding through incredible lava deserts that really make you feel like out in space, - it is just remarkable.
We'll take you to secret trails leading us to the back roads of mountains to see extreme hot water bursting from the ground up to more than 100 feet. We'll find our selves great pools of perfectly balanced geothermal water where we will bathe in and get reinvigorated with the Icelandic natural magic. We will also be crossing some amazing rivers so be sure to experience a good deal of adrenaline.
Riding together on perfectly equipped bikes truly is an experience that no one forgets as it is entertaining and exhilarating, giving us the opportunities to reach remote places by navigating secret routes through the Icelandic highlands. You'll be accompanied by our professional guides who'll make sure that your journey goes great as they will tend to your needs and give you a great deal of additional information about the Icelandic nature that you'll encounter.
Take this opportunity and witness the unique sensation of riding together and feel the freedom on an endurance motorcycle in the incredible landscapes that Iceland offers. This is truly an expedition that nourishes the soul like we often say: In the middle of nowhere, we find our selves and we ride!
Day 1 - Day 1: Selfoss to Fremstaver (179 kilometers / 111 miles)
Now prepare your self for the adventure of a lifetime. The ride begins in Selfoss, a fast-growing town located by the largest river of Iceland, this beautiful town is the perfect spot to start our expedition.
From Selfoss, you'll ride to the magnificent and stunning Nesjavellir, this is a frontline geothermal power plant that is completely nature approved. After witnessing the natural hot steam rising from the stunning environment in Nesjavellir you'll drive on and see the great lake Þingvallavatn.
Þingvallavatn is part of Þingvellir National Park which is a UNESCO heritage site and holds Iceland's most ancient and the planet's most old parliament grounds. The surroundings of this ancient parliament have become a haven for peace and prosperity as was intended when the parliament was established in 930AD.
The lava is so incredible to observe especially because you see how the European and American tectonic plates meet and create this exact junction wherein the parliament was established.
From Þingvellir, you'll drive on over the desolate lava field that reminds one of the other worlds, this exciting trail will take you to Iceland's most famous hot eruptive springs called the Geysir and the Strokkur.
After seeing hot water explode high up into the air you'll head out further to see Iceland most treasured waterfall Gullfoss. This waterfall dwells deep in the heart of Icelanders as it's history is epic and be sure to ask your guide about all the thick details.
Day 2 - Day 2: Fremstaver to Sultarfit (192 kilometers / 119 miles)
After a good nights sleep, we'll head out to the incredible Langjökull glacier where you'll see Iceland's second largest glacier. The extreme temperatures of both hot and cold create stunning geography, which you'll explore on the fully equipped motorcycle.
Langjökull glacier is remarkably majestic and we'll get the opportunity to ride on awesome tracks with insane views of the Langjökull glacier and the incredible scenery that surrounds it.
After bathing in close proximity to the Glacier the exploration gets wild as we ride over a river surrounded with large banks of beautiful black sand. The contrast of the black sand and the ice in this landscape creates a dynamic for the eye that is hard to forget, bringing a camera is advised.
Then we'll head out to Kerlingafjöll which translates to the Old Crone Mountains, referring to an ogress who supposedly lived there, which are both bold and exciting, we'll ride up close as is allowed and observe these majestic reigning mountains which are host to both fire and ice.
The wonderous area of the Kerlingafjöll is host to great volcanic power rising deep from the underground, this hot power heats huge amounts of water which begin to rise to the surface.
We'll ride to find an incredibly comfortable natural hot tub formed over a long time from the hot water from beneath that has risen. This incredible natural luxury is without a doubt, the perfect relaxation after a good ride.
Day 3 - Day 3: Sultarfit to Selfoss (301 kilometers / 187 miles)
Prepare to see the Fjallabak region which translates to 'Behind the Mountains' which it truly is. It contains an incredible amount of ridges and valleys, hills, slopes, and fields; literally all the terrains you can think of seem to meet there.
Truly, gets one feeling like the Lord of The Rings is close by as the scenery is completely mystical and majestic at the same time. We'll ride the awesome trails of Fjallabak region and really feel the thrill of the endurance power of our fully loaded motorcycles.
These trails will lead us to the most famous Icelandic pool, it literally translates as The Pools Of The People Of The Land. This is a place that no one forgets as it truly engulfs those who visit it in magic. Bathing in this perfect balance of hot and cold water meeting together in the middle of the Icelandic highlands is a true blessing. When the night hits the sky this is the place to see the stars.
Refreshed and vigorous we head out from Landmannalaugar to a dark and stunning place; Hrafntinnusker or Raven's Rock Ridge. Then we'll cross some awesome rivers getting us closer and into the Markarfljót Canyon which can be uncrossable at certain times when incredible amounts of glacier water which run through it.
We ride the Markarfljót Canyon witnessing the awesome thrill of natures wonders combined with the perfect engineering of our excellent endurance motorcycles. The canyon will lead us to the lowlands where we'll see the beautiful birch forests and heartwarming meadows as we navigate back to our original starting point filled with great memories.
What to bring
Good to know
All participants should bring full riding gear. If you are unsure about your gear, don’t hesitate to contact us. Please note you need to have a valid motorcycle license to join this tour.